Can You Dig It? The Dirt on Joe Naper


Can You Dig It?  The Dirt on Joe Naper.  26 min.  [Naperville, Illinois, 2006].  DVD.  Produced by Naperville Community Television, Channel 17.  Copyright held by NCTV17.  Permission granted to the Naperville Public Library for use on this site.

Naperville founder Joe Naper’s homestead was the recent site of an archaeological dig to discover artifacts and historic features from the nineteenth century way of life in Naperville.  Staff members of the Naperville Heritage Society are interviewed about the methodology of the dig and their discoveries.